Textbooks for MAcOM Program

Copies of all textbooks are put on hold and remain available in the AOMA library. The AOMA bookstore does not buy back used textbooks although students frequently sell used books on the student list serve or through notices in the student lounge.

Acupuncture Studies

Foundations of Chinese Medicine 1 and 2 (required)

Maciocia, G. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists.  2nd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.

ISBN: 0443074895

Price: $165

 

TCM Diagnostics 1 and 2 (required)

Maciocia, G. Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Guide. Churchill Livingstone, 2004.

ISBN: 0443064482

Price: $169.99

 

Acupuncture Techniques 1 and 2 (required)

Cheng, X. Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion. 3rd ed. Beijing: Foreign Language Press, 2010.

ISBN: 9787119059945

Price: $65.00

 

Acupuncture Techniques 1 and 2 (required)

Clean Needle Technique (CNT) Manual- Best Practices for Acupuncture Needle Safety and Related Procedures. 7th ed. 2015.

ISBN: 9780996365109

Price: free download available at http://www.ccaom.org/cntmanual.asp

 

Acupuncture Treatment of Disease 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Maciocia G. The Practice of Chinese Medicine. New York and Tokyo: Churchill Livingstone, 1994.

ISBN: 0443043051

 

Advanced Needling 2

McCann, H. and Ross, H. Practice Atlas of Tungs's Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Germany: Verlag Muller & Steinicke, 2013.

ISBN: 9783875692112

Price: $69.95

 

Meridian and Point Energetics 1 and 2 (required)

Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.

ISBN: 9780951054659

Price: $150.00

 

Point Location and Meridian Theory 1, 2, and 3 (requires either Deadman or Cheng)

Cheng, X. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 3d ed. Beijing: Foreign Language Press, 2010.

ISBN: 9787119059945

Price: $65.00

 

Point Location and Meridian Theory 1, 2, and 3 (requires either Deadman or Cheng)

Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.

ISBN: 9780951054659

Price: $150.00

 

Asian Bodywork Therapy

Chinese Medical Qigong 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Li, J. and Gong, C. Sheng Zhen Wuji Yuan Gong. Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society Foundation, 2002.

ISBN: 9719252316

 

Chinese Medical Qigong 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Li, J. Sheng Zhen Healing Qi Gong. Philippines: International Sheng Zhen Society Foundation, 2002.

ISBN: 9719252308

 

Tuina 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)

Guoquan, S. and Shanghai, Y.  Atlas of Tui Na Techniques. Scientific & Technical Publishing House.

ISBN: 7532332659

 

Tuina 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Chengnan, S. Chinese Bodywork: A Complete Manual of Chinese Therapeutic Massage. Pacific View Press.

ISBN: 9781881896234

Price: $50.00

 

Biomedical Studies

Anatomy & Physiology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)

Kapit, W. and Elson, L. The Anatomy Coloring Book. 4th ed. Benjamin Cummings, 2013.

ISBN: 978-0-321-83201-6

Price: $22.50

 

Anatomy & Physiology 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Saladin, K. Anatomy & Physiology: A Unity of Form and Function. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

ISBN: 9780073403717

Price: $275

 

Biomedical Diagnostics (required)

Nicoll, D. and McPhee, S.  Pocket Guide To Diagnostic Tests. 6th ed. Lange Publications, 2013.

ISBN: 9780071766258

Price: $46

 

Biomedical Terminology (required)

Allan,David and Lockyer,Karen. Medical Language for Modern Health Care. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2013.

ISBN: 0073513725

ISBN13: 9780073513720

Price: $116.50

 

Biomedical Treatment of Disease 1 and 2 (required)

McPhee, S. and Papadakis, M. Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment. McGraw-Hill Companies, 2014.

ISBN: 9780071806336

Price: $79

 

Microbiology and Pathophysiology 1 (required)

Kumar, V. Robbins Basic Pathology. 9th ed. Elsevier, 2013.

ISBN: 9781437717815

Price: $99.95

 

Pathophysiology 2 (required)

Kumar, V. Robbins Basic Pathology. 9th ed. Elsevier, 2013.

ISBN: 9781437717815

Price: $99.95

 

Pharmacology (required)

Harvey, R. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews. 6th ed. Lippincott (LWW), 2013.

ISBN-13: 978-1451191776

ISBN-10: 1451191774

Price: $69.99

 

Physical Assessment 1 and 2 (required)

Bickley, L. and Szilagyi, P. Bates’ Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 7th ed.

ISBN: 9781451173222

Price: $60

 

Physical Assessment 1 and 2 (recommended)

Bickley, L. and Szilagi, P. Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. 10th ed.

ISBN: 9780781780582

Price: $99.95

 

Herbal Studies

Chinese Herbal Classics 1 (required)

Ni, M. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine, a New Translation of the Neijing  Suwen with Commentary. Shhambhala, Boston, 1995.

 

Chinese Herbal Classics 2 (required)

Yuk-ming, S. Understanding the Jin Gui Yao Lue. People’s Medical Publishing House. ISBN: 9787117114059

 

Chinese Herbal Classics 2 (required)

Liu, G. Warm Diseases: A Clinical Guide. Eastland Press, Incorporated, 2001.

ISBN: 0939616343

 

Chinese Herbal Studies Lab 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Herb Sample Kit. D&A Herb House.

Price: $35.00

 

Chinese Herbal Studies Lab 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)

Zhou, Z. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbology: A Student Study Guide. 3d ed. Austin, TX: Private Press, 2008.

ISBN: N/A

Price: $50.00. Available at AOMA Herbal Medicine retail stores.

 

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Chen, J.K. and Chen, T. Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology. City of Industry, CA: Art of Medicine Press, 2001.

ISBN: 0974063509

Price: $89.95

 

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)

Zhou, Z. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbology: A Student Study Guide. 3d ed. Austin, TX: Private Press, 2008.

ISBN: N/A

Price: $50.00. Available at AOMA Herbal Medicine retail stores.

 

Chinese Herbology 1, 2, and 3 (recommended)

Bensky, D. Chinese Herbal Medicine: Materia Medica. 3d ed. Seattle: Eastland Press, 2004.

ISBN: 9780939616428

Price: $125.00

 

Formulas 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Bensky/Barolet. Formulas & Strategies. 2nd ed. Eastland Press, Seattle, WA.

ISBN: 9780939616671

Price: $120.00

 

Herbal Treatment of Disease 1 and 2 (recommended)

He, Y. and Hamilton, L. Chinese Herbal Treatment of Disease. Austin, TX: Private Press. 2009.

ISBN: N/A

Price: $60.00. Available at AOMA Herbal Medicine retail stores

 

Nutrition and Dietary Therapy (recommended)

Leggett, D. Helping Ourselves, a Guide to Traditional Chinese Food Energetics. 3rd ed. Devon: Meridian Press, 1994.

ISBN: 9780952464006

Price: $18.00

 

Nutrition and Dietary Therapy (required)

Pitchford, P. Healing with Whole Foods: Asian Traditions and Modern Nutrition. Berkeley, California: North Atlantic Books, 2002.

ISBN: 9781556434303

Price: $35.00

 

Patents (required)

Fratkin, J. Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, The Clinical Desk Reference. Shya Publications, 2001.

ISBN: 0962607843

Price: $75.00

 

Patents (recommended)

Maclean, W. The Clinical Manual of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines. 2nd ed. Sydney Press.

ISBN: 9780646408002

Price: $50.00

 

Patents (recommended)

Zhu, Chun-Han. Clinical Handbook of Chinese Prepared Medicines. Paradigm Publications.

ISBN: 9780912111438

Price: $34.95. Available online from East Earth Trade Winds.

 

Syndromes (required)

Chen, J. and Chen, T. Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology. City of Industry, California: Art of Medicine Press, 2001.

 

Integral Studies

Clinical Communication Skills 1 (required)

Johanson, G. and Kurtz, R. Grace Unfolding: Psychotherapy in the Spirit of the  Tao-te-ching.

ISBN: 9780517881309

Available at Amazon.

 

Clinical Communications 2 and 3 (required)

Monda, L. The Practice of Wholeness: Spiritual Transformation in Everyday Life. Placitas, NM: Golden Flower Press, 2000.

ISBN: 9780967813707

Price: $19.95

 

Practice Management 1, 2, and 3 (required)

Wolfe, H., Strand, E., and Allen, M. Points for Profit: The Essential Guide to Practice Success for Acupuncturists. 4th ed. Blue Poppy Press, 2009.

ISBN: 9781891845253

Price: $59.95

 

Practice Management 1 (recommended)

Bauer, M. Making Acupuncture Pay: Real-World Advice for Successful Private Practice.  

Available at http://www.makingacupuncturepay.com/.

 

Clinical

Clinical Theater 2 (required)

Deadman, P., Al-Khafaji, M., and Baker, K. A Manual of Acupuncture. 2nd ed. Eaphst Sussex: Journal of Chinese Medicine Publications, 2007.

ISBN: 9780951054659

Price: $150.00

 

Clinical Theater 2 (required)

Maciocia, G. The Foundations of Chinese Medicine: A Comprehensive Text for Acupuncturists and Herbalists. 2nd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone, 2005.

ISBN: 0443074895

Price: $165.00